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Municipal Elections

Next general municipal election: October 20, 2018

Requirements to be a candidate for Council

To run in the election, you must:

  • be 18 years of age or older on general voting day; and
  • be a Canadian citizen; and
  • have lived in BC for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; and
  • not be disqualified by law from being nominated, elected, or holding office.

View the Elections BC guide for local elections candidates 

Voting in an election is one of the most important things a citizen can do in their community and country.

  • strengthens our democracy
  • gives each and every voter a voice in their local government
  • makes us a much stronger community